Academic Partners


Currently, the Minnesota Chapter supports graduate-level college scientists at the University of Minnesota.

Eligible students will attend one of the following colleges at the University of Minnesota:

  • College of Biological Sciences (Biology, Biochemistry, Ecology, etc.)
  • College of Science and Engineering (Engineering, Physical Sciences and Mathematics)
  • College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences

The following departments within the colleges above are approved to receive scholar awards:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil, Environmental and Geo Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Neuroscience

All are in the top 10% nationwide in their fields, and have worked with the Minnesota Chapter to complete the ARCS application documentation.